Monthly Archives: August 2017

Nature’s Barb Wire

WE HAVE MOVED TO 130 SAM WALKER DR. We are next to the sheriff’s office in the last building on the left. Our phones and emails are the same. We’ve all seen it around our yard. The insidious vine with very sharp thorns that wraps itself around shrubs and trees until it’s tendrils wave in the wind at the top ...

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County Commissioners Make Decisions on Point University MOU and Approve Callaway Airport Extension

The County Commissioners fresh off of their tour of the Great Wolf Lodge last week, returned to the chambers this week to hold another of their regularly scheduled meeting and dealt with various pieces of business. As the year begins to wide down and fall quickly approach, the commissioners begin to look towards the future and the things that need ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


• Late Tuesday night, La-Grange Police responded to the Pilot Truck Stop on Whitesville Road in reference to a damaged vehicle. Officers arrived and spoke to the complainant, who stated that the driver’s side window to his Empire Express freightliner had been broken out and his wallet was stolen. The truck driver explained that he and his wife were asleep ...

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Krewe of Mask Sets Date for 2018 Mardi Gras Parade


Last year, a happening descended upon LaGrange like no other has before, in a stream of purple, gold, and green lights. Yes, last February your local Krewe of Mask held the first ever family friendly Mardi Gras parade in the streets of downtown LaGrange. For the first of its kind, the parade was a huge success, with riders and floats ...

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L&L Motor Sports


Here in our community, off roading and ATV’s are very popular and is a passion for many people. Before your next trip, come out and visit the best in ATV sales and repairs. Since 2008, L& L Motor Sports has been the place to be for all of your ATV needs. Leah and Lee Bishop and their team are the ...

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America’s Mattress, Your Locally Owned and Operated Mattress Store


For over 40 years, Tommy Pool has been selling mattresses and providing a great night’s sleep to many in our community. He and his son Kevin have continued that tradition for the past 11 with America’s Mattress. Three years ago, America’s Mattress found its new home at 1300 Lafayette Parkway and have been providing incredible deals and services ever since. ...

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Community Calendar

• August 19: Join us this Friday night for our LaGrange Dance and pre-dance Triple Swing lesson with Cody Wayne Foote at 7:00pm at the Active Life Center Ballroom, 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange. The dance is 8:0010:00 with a newly refinished dance floor! Attire: smart casual. $20 per aduklt couple. Music: Mike skipper. Pot luck nibbles are welcome – not ...

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Gardner Newman Middle School Staff Treated During Team Building Day


During the final days of summer, the teachers at Gardner Newman Middle School under went training from Bill Daggett’s Rigor and Relevance learning. Teaching to the 21st century learner was emphasized. Then, the entire staff was treated to a team building day at the Rock Ranch in The Rock, Georgia, where they were inspired to build relationships, not only with ...

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LaGrange Academy Introduces The Class of 2031


Friday, August 11 was the first day of Pre-K for some excited students at LaGrange Academy. Mrs. Jane Hudson and Ms. Trish Trotter welcomed them to their first day of their first year of school. They will get to learn music, art, and Spanish this year, as well as mastering their colors, letters, and numbers. Mrs. Hudson says, “Each year, ...

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